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Keker & Van Nest Named Top Litigation Boutique

10/15/2014 One name mentioned by virtually everyone the Daily Journal spoke to was Keker & Van Nest. Lawyers at some of the best firms in California said they model themselves after the litigation powerhouse.

Rachael Meny Named Top Labor & Employment Lawyer

06/03/2015 Ms. Meny's work includes high-stakes employee non-compete agreements and trade secret theft issues.

Caviar Turns To Keker Team in Courier Class Action

05/14/2015 Partners R. James Slaughter, Ashok Ramani and Simona Agnolucci will help the restaurant-delivery app fend off claims it misclassified workers as independent contractors.

Laurie Mims Featured in Williams & Connolly Alumni Newsletter

05/14/2015 Laurie Mims joined Keker & Van Nest in 2005 and became a partner in 2009.

Jan Nielsen Little and Susan Harriman Named Top California Lawyers

05/13/2015 The Daily Journal has named Ms. Little and Ms. Harriman to its prestigious list of the top 100 lawyers in California since 2005.

Keker & Van Nest Awards $75,000 in Diversity Scholarships

05/6/2015 Three diverse law students from UC Berkeley, Hastings and Stanford each receive $25,000.

Paven Malhotra Discusses the Latest Legal Issues Surrounding 3D Printing

05/04/2015 3D printing means a new crop of lawsuits and deals to regulate intellectual property. Keker & Van Nest IP partner Paven Malhotra says that technology making it easier than ever to copy products is already giving rise to a new set of legal issues.

Uber, Lyft Decisions Spur Wave of Misclassification Suits

04/10/2015 Lyft has hired Keker & Van Nest Partners Rachael Meny and Jamie Slaughter to bolster its legal team, as it battles misclassification suits.

White House Appoints John W. Keker to Presidio Trust Board of Directors

04/02/2015 President Barack Obama appointed John Keker to serve on the seven member Presidio Trust Board of Directors.

Lyft Adds Keker & Van Nest to Defense in Driver Classification Suit

03/25/2015 With a federal judge declaring earlier this month that a jury should decide whether Lyft has been misclassifying drivers as contractors under California state law, the company has beefed up its defense team.

Michael Celio Weighs In On High Court's Omnicare Decision

03/24/2015 The Supreme Court reversed and remanded a Sixth Circuit ruling that executives can be held responsible for opinions expressed to investors that later turned out to be false. Michael Celio spoke to Law360 about why the decision in Omnicare Inc. et al. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund et al. is significant.

Genentech and Novartis Escape FCA Suit Over Xolair Marketing

03/18/2015 Elliot Peters and David Silbert protect Genentech from a False Claims Act lawsuit in Massachusetts federal court.

Legal Reflections for the Venture Community on the “Serial” Podcast

03/17/2015 Former federal prosecutor Stuart Gasner dug into the transcripts, exhibits and other source materials to examine how this podcast may interest the venture community.

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